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MATSUZAKI Yasuharu
Sport Para powerlifting
NPC Japan   
GenderMen
Age20
Weight 118 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Origin of Impairment
Congenital
Further Personal Information
Occupation
Student
Languages
Japanese
Higher education
Sports Science - Juntendo University : Tokyo, JPN
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He began powerlifting in 2015, while he was in grade 10 at high school.
Why this sport?
He was inspired to take up the sport by Japanese Para powerlifter Takashi Jo.
Club / Team
Juntendo University : Tokyo, JPN
Name of coach
Hajime Ujiro [club], JPN; Takayoshi Okamoto [national], JPN
General Interest
Ambitions
To compete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo. (nhk.or.jp, 13 Jan 2017)
Impairment
He was born with spina bifida. (jppf.jp, 03 Dec 2016)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Asian Para Games
Rank Year Event Result
6 2018 +107kg 137